Leadership

Joseph Carr, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Carr, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Carr recently served as the chief executive officer for QD Vision, Inc., an MIT spinout developing quantum dot display technologies. Formerly, he was president and chief executive officer of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Inc., vice president of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, GmbH and general manager for the emerging Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Display business unit. Prior to his tenure at OSRAM, Carr served as General Manager of Dow Chemical Company’s Electronic Materials business. Carr served on the boards of directors of Cambridge Display Technology, a public company (NASDAC: OLED) until its acquisition by Sumitomo Chemical, and venture backed QD Vision, Inc. and Plextronics, Inc.

Jack Barry, Chief Financial Officer

Jack Barry, Chief Financial Officer

Jack Barry brings 20 years of leadership experience in high tech and other manufacturing companies in various stages of development. Prior to joining Semprius, Mr. Barry held several C-level positions, most recently at ASC Signal Corp and Lionel LLC. Throughout his career he has focused on value creation through internal growth, lean manufacturing, cost savings and M&A activities. Mr. Barry holds a BA from the University of Virginia, an MS in Economics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Scott Burroughs, Vice President of Technology

Scott Burroughs, Vice President of Technology

Scott Burroughs has 30 years of commercial experience in III-V compound semiconductors and optics. Prior to Semprius, he served as vice president of Technology at Optovia, and vice president of Engineering at Santur Corporation. Burroughs also served as vice president of Operations at CoreTek, a successful tunable laser start-up that was acquired by Nortel. He started his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories where he helped to develop and manufacture GaAs semiconductor lasers for the world's first commercial fiber optic communication system.

Dave Halter, Vice President of Manufacturing

Dave Halter, Vice President of Manufacturing

Dave Halter has more than 30 years of leadership experience in high tech manufacturing. Most recently, he orchestrated the design, sourcing, and construction of Abound Solar’s highly-automated module assembly factory. Prior to that, he served as vice president and general manager at Celesetica, as well as vice president of Operations and Business Unit Manager for their plasma TV greenfield project in Mexico.

Russ Kanjorski, Vice President of Business Development

Russ Kanjorski, Vice President of Business Development

Russ Kanjorski brings 20 years of experience from multiple industries through his solar, strategy consulting, finance and legal background. Most recently, he served as vice president of Marketing at Abound Solar. During this time, Abound Solar grew from a 20 person startup into a leading thin-film PV manufacturer serving customers in Europe, North America and India. Kanjorski previously held leadership roles at the Boston Consulting Group, Covington & Burling and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, as well as founding an advanced materials company serving the semiconductor industry.